Brian Poon
Brian  Poon


Westford, Mass.

High School:
Westford Academy



2016-17 Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten teamimproved in two events at the Big Ten Championships: 200-yard breast (1:59.94) and 400-yard IM 3:53.16) • placed first in the 200-yard IM with a 1:49.95 against Iowa • improved to 3:54.05 in the 400-yard IM at the Minnesota Invitational • earned two first-place finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 200-yard IM (1:48.17) and 400-yard IM (3:53.60) • earned second place with a 2:00.14 in the 200-yard breast at the Jean Freeman Invitational.

2015-16 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Poon finished 29th in both the 200 breast and 400 IM, and placed 43rd in the 200 IM • Tallied 20 top-five finishes during the regular season • Won the 200 free at the 2016 Minnesota Challenge • Swept the individual medley races at the 2015 Jean Freeman Invite • Won the 200 IM at Wisconsin • Made collegiate debut at Florida State with two silver finishes in the 200 back and 400 IM.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
200 free 1:39.30 12/2/16
200 back 1:50.68 11/12/16
200 breast 1:59.94 2/25/17
200 fly 1:50.39 10/28/16
200 IM 1:48.17 12/2/16
400 IM 3:53.16 2/24/17


Gophers in the Polls: Oct. 11


The University of Minnesota continues to represent at a high level as multiple Golden Gopher teams achieved national rankings this week.

Gophers Open Up Season with Split of Florida State


The No. 21 Golden Gopher men’s swim and diving team fell short of an upset over No. 20. Florida State falling 179-121.

Gophers Announce Captains for 2017-18 Campaign


The squad will be under the leadership of first year captains Alan LeBlang, Conner McHugh, and Jan Hansen.

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